Wow, another holiday season is over.  But, I have one more holiday gift to giveaway!  See how you can enter to win a KitchenAid Pro HD 5 qt Stand Mixer at the end of this post! EDITED:  GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED

I hope you were surrounded by the ones you love most!  Our holiday seemed to just go on and on and on, and I was sad to see it end, as out of town family loaded up their car and headed back to Kentucky yesterday.

It always seems like SO much prep, and then BAM! it’s all over way too fast!

Right before Christmas the good people at Sam’s Club challenged several bloggers to create a holiday meal with an assigned budget.  My budget was $60, and I decided to use it for a  pre New Years Eve dinner with just the four of us. 

I had been cooking, and baking all week, so I decided to let Sam’s Club do the cooking for me!  I wanted an easy, yet delicious meal we could all enjoy.

Sam’s Club made it simple.  By shopping their Artisan Fresh section, I was able to put a great tasting meal on the table with little stress for me! – and we even have left overs!

Budget Friendly Holiday Meal

I couldn’t have come much closer to my budget!  My total was $59.21.

Here’s what I picked up:

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Chicken and Bacon Bruschetta ($9.98)

Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo ($10.88)

Spring Mix for salad ($4.47)

Herb & Garlic Focaccia ($2.78)

Artisan Fresh Cheesecake Sampler ($14.98)

Wine ($12.98)

$56.07 + $3.14 (tax) = $59.21

 This was a nice treat and holiday meal that wouldn’t break your back or budget, leaving more time for family and guests!  You could stretch your dollar even further if you wanted to cook your own meal.  Sam’s Club has taken all the work out of that for you too, with their Simply Delicious Meals site, full of recipes, meal plans, wine pairing and even shopping lists!

TidyMom Giveaway


**winner has been notified by email and has 48 to respond or another winner will be selected


The generous people at Sam’s Club would like to make sure one lucky TidyMom reader has a VERY Happy New Year!

Win It:  One lucky reader will win a KitchenAid Professional HD Stand Mixer valued at $269.98. (color is subject to availability)



Required Entry: Leave a comment on this post letting me know what’s your favorite dish for New Years Eve.  (if you are reading this post via email, please note that you must enter on the blog post, NOT by replying to the email)

Want extra entries? (be sure to leave a separate comment for each)

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Official Rules: No purchase necessary. US Residents Only. Must be over 18. Giveaway will end on January 4, 2012 at 5:00 pm CST. One winner with a valid entry will be selected at random using   Winner will be notified by email and  will have 48 hours to claim their prize or another winner will be selected. TidyMom and Sams Club are not responsible for lost or undelivered emails.

Good Luck!


Disclaimer: This post and giveway was compensated and sponosred  by Sams Club. The opinions and views expressed on TidyMom are purely my own and are based upon my visit to Sams Club.


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